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Fedora 23 goes to sleep after locking the screen

asked 2016-02-24 06:03:32 -0500

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updated 2016-03-02 17:59:32 -0500

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I recently installed Fedora 23 on my laoptop (I'm a regular Ubuntu user). I liked Gnome a lot but there is a very annoying problem. Immediately after lock screen (press cmd-l or timeout) system goes to sleep. I checked journald logs but I can't find anything useful. I tried to disabled all sort of inactivity timeouts using Gnome Tweak tool and dconf with no success.

So how I can prevent my laptop from sleeping after locking screen?


The only work around that I found so far is to completely disable gnome-settings power plugin, which is not a proper solution since it also disables all other power management features :( I tested it with Ubuntu Gnome and same thing happens which means the problem is related to gnome as I have no problems with Ubuntu Unity or event Mate

My laptop is Sony Vaio Fit13, Intel cheapset and graphic card + haswell core i7 cpu


Seems it's related to this post: And still unresolved :(

Any suggestions?

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Mine doesn't do that.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-02-24 11:53:32 -0500 )edit

That's the most useful comment I've ever seen, thanks

boynux gravatar imageboynux ( 2016-02-24 20:22:21 -0500 )edit

@boynux: You are most welcome!

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-02-25 20:13:06 -0500 )edit

This could be a bug. You may consider to report it on

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-02-26 08:38:28 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-04-08 04:32:21 -0500

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Thanks for the post, now I know I'm not the only one with this issue. I have a Dell Inspiron 17r and this issue only started to happen yesterday. I hope it gets fixed soon.

On mine when you click on the lock screen button top right it goes to the lock screen for about 2 secconds and then goes to sleep and will not come back on when you press a keyboard button or move the mouse like it should. Instead I have to press and hold down the power button and restart the laptop :(

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By sleep I mean stand-by and not able to be woken up

aussie7 gravatar imageaussie7 ( 2016-04-08 04:33:36 -0500 )edit

answered 2016-02-25 08:53:42 -0500

With "sleep" do you mean stand-by or impossibility to wake up screen? In the second case (if you have intel video chipset, check this .

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Thanks, but not related to that. It just goes to stand-by.

boynux gravatar imageboynux ( 2016-02-25 21:04:45 -0500 )edit

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